#16 Delaney Dilfer
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Austin, Texas (Vandegrift HS)|
- Prepped at Vandegrift High School under head coach Melissa Southall.
- Finished her senior season with 1,410 assists (10.7/set), 329 digs, 100 kills and 54 aces in 132 sets.
- Led VHS to back-to-back 6A Region II District 13 Championships in 2017 and 2018, while helping them to a school-record 40 wins in her sophomore campaign.
- A three-time All-State selection with the Vipers, and a two-time All-Region and All-District honoree.
- As a four-year letter winner in volleyball, she holds the career and single-season assists record with the Vipers.
- Academic All-District in all four years of high school.
- Named Team Captain each year with her club, and in 2018 and 2019 with VHS.
- Helped her club team – Austin Skyline – to a Regional Championship in 2019
- Daughter of Trent and Cassandra Dilfer.
- Has two older sisters, Tori and Maddie, and one younger brother, Trevin (deceased).
- Her father played collegiate football at Fresno State, before spending 14 years in the NFL where he won a Super Bowl as the starting quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens in 2000.
- Her mother was a collegiate swimmer at Fresno State.
- Her sister (Maddie) played volleyball at Notre Dame before transferring to Pepperdine, where she played both indoor and beach.
- Her other sister (Tori) plays volleyball at Louisville, after starting her career at TCU.
- Also recruited by Stanford, Arizona State, N.C. State, North Carolina, Loyola Marymount and the University of California, Berkeley.
- Plans to major in Education at Lipscomb.
- Favorite movie is Remember the Titans.
- Favorite book is The Giver.